Qian Liu is the lead architect of Wealthfront’s algorithms and methodologies used to implement our portfolio management and tax-optimization software and develops much of our investor research materials. Before joining Wealthfront in 2009, Qian worked on trading and portfolio analytics at Credit Suisse. Qian is a CFA charterholder and member of the CFA Society of San Francisco. Qian earned her MS and PhD in Computer Science focusing on Machine Learning from University of Pennsylvania where she researched computational gene prediction using statistical machine learning models. She received her BS in Computer Science from Tsinghua University.